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'Bad Mother' Tate pulls in 5.7 million

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ITV1 drama The Bad Mother's Handbook managed 5.7 million viewers and a 24.2% share last night.

The 90-minute show starred Catherine Tate playing an accidental mum in an adaptation of Kate Long's novel.

Though it could not beat the BBC One's Waking the Dead which brought in 6.2 million and a 25.1% share at 9pm.

Five's Extraordinary People - the Twins Who Share a Body did well, coming next in the slot with 3.1 million and a 12.4% share in the same hour. Prison Break, which followed at 10pm managed 1.7 million and an 8.9% share.

Channel 4's Hypochondriacs - I Told You I Was Ill took 1.6 million and a 6.5% share, with ER at 10pm taking 1.2 million and a 6.7% share.

BBC Two's Five Ways to Save the World took 1.4 million and a 5.8% share at 9pm, with Mock the Week in 1.7 million and a 7.8% share.

Panorama managed 2.3 million and a 9.3% share at 8.30pm on BBC One, down 1.2 million viewers on last week, which pulled in 3.5 million and 14% share.

ITV1's Coronation Street got the biggest draw of the night with 10.5 million and a 42.3% share.

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